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Polyanthus 'Crescendo'


Hardy Perennial

  • Customer favourite
  • A kaleidoscope of bright colours
  • Reliable winter-flowering perennial
Turn up the volume with Polyanthus Crescendo! This reliable perennial will banish the winter gloom with a magical kaleidoscope of the brightest colours. Its fragrant long lasting blooms are perfect for cheering up borders, containers and window boxes. Height and spread: 23cm (9"). Supplied as plug tray plants.

Culinary information: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Try the sweet tasting petals on top of salads or even pancakes, crystallise them for use as cake decorations too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
Flowering Period:
February, March, April, May
sun or semi shade
    • 24 polyanthus plug tray plants

    • Despatch: by end of September 2017
    • £9.99 £4.99
    • 48 polyanthus plug tray plants

    • Despatch: by end of September 2017
    • £14.98 £7.98
    • 72 polyanthus plug tray plants

    • Despatch: by end of September 2017
    • £16.97 £9.97
Pot up plugs and grow them on in cool, bright, frost free conditions. Water sparingly. When fully rooted into their pots, gradually acclimatise polyanthus plants to outdoor conditions over 7 to 10 days prior to transplanting them in their final positions.
Plant Polyanthus Crescendo into containers and borders in any fertile, moist well drained soil. Choose a position in full sun or semi shade. Feed and water regularly. Take care not to over water during winter months as cold, wet conditions may cause the plants to rot. Deadhead faded flower stems to encourage more blooms to be produced.Apply a mulch of well rotted manure around the crown of each plant in autumn. Lift and divide clumps of polyanthus every 3 years in May to maintain vigorous, healthy growth.
We will do our best to ship your plants or bulbs to you at the ideal time for planting as stated against each product. We recommend that you prepare your soil, planting beds or patio containers ahead of time so you are ready to plant out, or pot on, just as soon as your order arrives. You will find the name of the variety printed on the top line of the address label on your package. Please ensure that you open the packaging immediately and carefully read through the instruction leaflet provided. For greatest success, please pot on or plant out as soon as possible, following the cultural instructions enclosed with your order.
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